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american crocodile
American Crocodile Written by: Mary SweetersCrocodiles (crocodylus acutus) generally fall under the specific reptile group called crocodilians. The crocodilians have 23 species that are found in different parts of the world and two of those are native to the US. These two species are the American crocodile and the American alligator.The American crocodile can also be found in Venezuela, Jamaica, Cuba,...
Dangers of sunscreen to humans and corals reefs
The chemicals that make up sunscreen are a recipe for disaster. In fact, biologists can detect chemicals and minerals that are used to make sunscreen in coastal waters. Because skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, protecting yourself from the sun is a priority, but as with everything else, there is a cost.Sunscreen works...
Reef-Safe Sunscreen
Reef-Safe Sunscreen ProductsTry using one of the reef-safe sunscreens we have listed for you below. Many of them can be found on Amazon.Thinksport SPF 50 Sunscreen No biologically toxic chemicals Water-resistant for up to 80 minutes Easily absorbed by your skinAll Good SPF 30 Sport Sunscreen Lotion Non-nano zinc oxide-based Lightweight water-resistant formula ...
Soil pollution, soil contamination
Soil pollution has a major impact on the entire planet and it will play a large role in the well-being of future generations. The best we can do now is implement measures to slow down the pollution and clean up polluted areas where possible. Doing nothing will only allow the pollution to progress to a point where our soil...
Water cycle illustration
When scientists search other planets for life, the first thing they look for is evidence of water cycle steps. That’s because without water, there can be no life. Fundamental to the normal, biological functions of everything from bacteria living in deep-sea hydrothermal vents to human beings bicycling around Beijing, water is the one need all life has in common.What...